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Question On Notice No. 1952 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 March 2019 by Hon Robin Chapple

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Treasurer
Minister responding: Hon B.S. Wyatt
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

I refer to the Western Australian Auditor General's Report No. 13 of June 2018: Management of Crown Land Site Contamination, and ask:
(a) why was the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety not part of the audit;
(b) is an audit of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety regarding contaminated land planned for the future;
(c) if yes to (b), when will:
(i) the audit occur; and
(ii) a public report be available;
(d) will the Minister please provide a list of all State agencies that own or manage land that is contaminated, including:
(i) the location of the site;
(ii) the contaminate or substance; and
(iii) the dates in which it was reported to be potentially contaminated, investigated and remediated; and
(e) to date, how many sites remain to be inspected?

Answered on 9 April 2019

(a-b) Please refer to the response to (a) of Legislative Council Question on Notice 1818.

(c)(i-ii) Not applicable.

(d) Please refer to the response to (b) of Legislative Council Question on Notice 1818.

(e) Please refer to the response to (c) of Legislative Council Question on Notice 1818.